So many of my posts are about races and training. Most races are a quick, long weekend: down and back. Ironman is a big event. And in my mind (if possible) deserves a big vacation. And we were in a part of the world that begs to go and see. So, after IMCdA, Carlos, my … More Vacation!
Swim. People self-selected time starts. I started in the 1:00 to 1:15 group; I liked the warm up swim area and paddled around some. Then I stood on the beach, I wasn’t cold but, like at IMAZ, I started shivering and teeth chattering. I was smiling and chatting with the people around me. I am … More Ironman Coeur d’Alene
Ironman Coeur d’Alene is my second ironman distance tri and the first where I have gone in with an aggressive racing goal and mentality. After Ironman Arizona, after encouragement from friends and talking with my Ironteam coach Mary Doyle Smith, I decided to embark in a journey to qualify for Kona. I am realistic….it will … More Ironman Coeur d’Alene – a little background